2701 Ridgeview Drive - Plano, Texas 75070

Located in Plano, just minutes north of Dallas, nestled among the rolling hills you will find a course that sways and bends with the land's natural topography known as Ridgeview Ranch. This Jeffrey D. Brauer course has been described as "the Dallas course with the Texas Hill Country feel." This 18-hole championship golf course measures 7,025 yards from the copper tees and has 78 bunkers. A creek meanders and cuts deeply into the terrain, with limestone outcroppings, adding to the panoramic scenery, as well as the difficulty of play. Ridgeview Ranch welcomes you to come play this truly unique course suited to any level of golfer.


A year round program designed for boys and girls ages 7-16. Open to beginner golfers with no prior knowledge of the game, or intermediate golfers who want to improve their game. Each month the student registers for four (4) 60 minute sessions for level 1 & four (4) 90 minute sessions for Levels 2 - 4 based on their level and the program calendar. Cost is $150.00 for level 1 & $250.00 for Levels 1 - 4 per month. Levels 2-4 includes the Players Club membership. The Player’s Club membership includes, unlimited range balls, exclusive golf specials, play for discounted rates everyday during super twilight hours.

Classes are organized into different skill levels and taught by an experienced PGA/USGTF certified golf professional. All students start at level (1) and advance to the next level only by passing a challenge test to assess their mastery of that particular level. Intermediate and advanced students may bypass lower levels by passing the level's skills challenge. Students also receive a "character counts" lesson during each session focusing on trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring and citizenship.


Jeff Kennedy - Lead Instructor
USGTF Certified Golf Teaching Professional

Jeff Kennedy

Jeff Kennedy has been a golfer since the age of five when he began playing at the Texaco Country Club in Houston, Texas. Jeff became interested in playing competitive golf at the age of thirteen, playing in junior golf tournaments in the Houston area. In high school, he played on the golf team at Sam Rayburn High School. He continued competing at the college level as a member of the Texas A&I University golf team. After retiring from the U.S. Army at the rank of Lieutenant Colonel in 2001, Jeff began teaching golf at the Austin Junior Academy. Jeff has spent a lifetime playing golf and now enjoys teaching others the fundamentals of the game. Jeff is able to provide comprehensive, professional golf instruction that is easily understandable to golfers of all abilities and skill levels. Jeff's teaching philosophy focuses on the fundamentals, grip, alignment, and posture. He believes that correct posture is the key to making a proper golf swing.


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From Plano:
Take Custer Road North towards HWY 121. Turn left on Ridgeview Drive and proceed to the golf course.

From Dallas:
Take the North Dallas Tollway North to Frisco. Exit to HWY 121 North towards McKinney. Exit Independence and turn left on Ridgeview Drive. Proceed to the golf course.

2701 Ridgeview Drive - Plano, Texas 75070 - 972.390.1039

To Visit Ridgeview Ranch Golf Club's website CLICK HERE

To Register Online For The Junior Academy CLICK HERE

To Print a Copy of The Junior Academy Registration Form CLICK HERE



"The premier junior golf tour is a great experience for the beginner golfer, the kids and parents learn rules and etiquette and it's just fun competition for kids that are starting out".
Jason Boslow

"The Premier Junior Golf Academy has been great for our son. The coaches are fantastic and really have the kid's best interest at heart. Whether your child is a beginner or advanced, there is a program to fit your needs"
Sam Montalbano

"The junior golf tour tournaments are a great way to introduce the beginning golfer and parents to tournaments. They are "no pressure" environments that are fun for the kids and easy for the parents to understand. My son has a great time at these events and constantly looks forward to the next one"
Brent Markham